usa Helicopter Combat Support Squadron NINE

US Navy

HC-9 Protectors
United States Naval Aviation

1975 to 1990    

Helicopter Combat Support Squadron NINE
HC-9 flew the HH-3A Sea King and during its existence was the only US Navy squadron whose mission was to provide Rescue and Recovery of Aircrews in a hostile environment and Insertion and Extraction of Special Forces wherever needed.

From 1990 their mission was assumed by HSC-4 and HCS-5

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List of Aircraft for HC-9
C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
61-014 hss-2 148036 : Jan70 It is believed was received by HC-7 Atsugi Japan as a HH-3A; 30jun7+
: 1975 to HC-9 until Jul90 when HC-9 was disestablished and transf to Davis+
61-091 hss-2 149682 : USN; conv HH-3A; 14oct83 pictured with HC-9 Protectors; 16may90 to AMARC/9+
61-195 hss-2 149922 : USN; conv HH-3A; HC-9; 1990 AMARC/9H0018
61-272 hss-2 1964 151552 : conv HH-3A type Combat Search and Rescue; asg HC-7 in Viet Nam; transf to +
: 1976/77 pictured (middle1) as HC-9 /NW-73 at Camp Pendleton, CA during CSA+
Carson Helicopters N81661 : Carson Helicopters from Apr96; conv S-61A type with a modified landing gea+
Sky Cats Puma Corp N561SC : Sky Cats Puma Corp at Billings, MT from Jul07; firefighting; Jul14 picture+
61-273 hss-2 151553 : USN; conv HH-3A; HC-9; 22may90 AMARC/9H0017
61-292 hss-2 151556 : Sikorsky HSS-2 c/n 61-292, ff:?; del USN as SH-3A 151556, 15Dec64; units u+

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